Training Managers

Training Manager

The resources below were identified or developed by the ETD National Reference Group.  They are intended to support training managers by providing information on the skills and competencies they should have or be working towards at this level.
They will provide guidance to Trainers and Senior Trainers who are planning to move into a training management post.

Resources for Training Managers

Generic job description for Training Managers (pdf, 27KB).  This document outlines the knowledge and skills required at this level. It references the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) dimensions for each area of responsibility identified. 
KSF Outline for Training Managers (pdf, 35KB) details the dimensions and levels that relate to this role (as agreed by the ETD Practitioner National Reference Group)

National Job Profile for Training Managers (pdf, 12KB) shows which of the National Occupational Standards apply to a manager’s role

Courses and Qualifications for Training Managers  (pdf, 56KB) – you can use this document to find out which courses and qualifications other trainers in the NHS have identified as relevant to their role. They are organised into headings by skills and knowledge. 

Case Studies for Training Manager Development

Case Study for IM&T Training Manager
Case Study for IT Training Manager

Supporting resources for all trainers

Additional and useful information on the following areas is also available 
• ETD Standards and Benchmarking
• eLearning
• Health Informatics Career Framework
• Mentoring and Coaching
• Action Learning Sets
• Networking via the eSpace ETD Communities
• Knowledge management
• Resources to support benefits management in Informatics

Access the supporting resources

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